The list below is a selection of recent research and consultancy projects I’ve been involved in. More details and updates are available as posts under the ‘projects’ category. Research reports from the projects below are available in the ‘publications‘ section.
Migrant Pupils in UK schools: the impact of Covid. 2020-2021. University of Nottingham. (Role: PI).
Kids4Alll – Key inclusive development strategies for life-long learning. Horizon 2020. (Role: International Advisory Board member)
Learning for Citizenship – Supporting Migrant Students in Uncertain Times. 2020. Partnership project between the University of Nottingham, University of Turin and Autonomous University of Barcelona. Funded by the Social Policy Association (SPA). Role: Coordinator).
Life in Lockdown – The impact of coronavirus lockdown on personal experiences and social relationships. 2020. Partnership project between the University of Nottingham, University of Manchester, University of East Anglia and London Metropolitan University. (Role: Co-I)
School Engagement Risk Assessment – 2019 – Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the University of Sheffield Impact Accelerator Fund. (Role: Co-I).
European Toolkit for Schools (2011-2020) – Initiative undertaken within the EU School Education Gateway. (Role: academic consultant to the development of the toolkit).
Reducing Early School Leaving in the EU (RESL.eu), 2013-2018, EU FP7-funded project (Role: member of the UK team and co-ordinator of the ‘Quantiative’ Work Package for the international consortium)
EVI-MED – Constructing an evidence base of contemporary Mediterranean migrations, 2015-2017, ESRC-Funded (Role: Co-I).
Thematic Analysis of the Electronic Submissions to ‘Freedom to Speak-Up’, 2014-2015, Commissioned Research within the Independent Review into creating an open and honest reporting culture in the NHS, Freedom to Speak Up
Survey of NHS staff, employers, regulators and trade unions, 2014-2015, Commisioned research within the Independent Review into creating an open and honest reporting culture in the NHS, Freedom to Speak Up
New and Emerging Communities in Hounslow – Mapping and Needs Assessment, 2013-2014. Funded by Hounslow Council (Role: project coordinator)
Evaluation of the Black and Minority Ethnic Advice Network (BAN) , 2013 (Role: project coordinator)
The Impacts, Challenges and Sustainability Issues of Supplementary Education in London. An evaluation of Paiwand education services. June 2012 – January 2013. Funded through the TSRC research vouchers scheme.
Local Authorities and their involvement in Social and Community Enterprise.
January-July 2012. Research team: Mel Evans, Alessio D’Angelo, Magdolna Lorinc and Malcolm Read.
Welfare needs of Turkish and Kurdish Communities in London
A community-based research project by Middlesex University and Day-Mer. January-June 2012 (Role: project coordinator)
BAME Children in London: Educational Needs and the Role of Community Organisations. An evaluation of the education services of ‘Day-Mer, Turkish and Kurdish Community Centre’ – May – December 2011 (Role: project coordinator)
Inequalities and Multiple Discrimination in Access to Healthcare, European project funded by the Fundamental Rights Agency, December 2010 – November 2011 (Role: research expert – quantiative)
Educational Needs of Newly Arrived Migrant and Refugee Families, commissioned by Action for Social Integration (AFSI), April – December 2010
Promoting Sustainable Policies for Integration (PROSINT), European Fund for the Integration of Third Country Nationals, January 2010 – October 2011
Innovation Exchange – Evaluation of IE programme for Third Sector Organisations, Commissioners and Investors, December 2009 – March 2010 (Role: consultant)
Good Relations Measurement Framework, funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, September 2009 – March 2010
Homeless Refugees in North London, in partnership with Community Advance Project, July – November 2009 (Role: project co-ordinator)
Polish Pupils in London Schools: A Dissemination and Knowledge Exchange Project, funded by ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council), September 2009 – May 2010.
National Mapping of Services to Older People provided by the Catholic Church, funded by Caritas Social Action Network, January-July 2009.
Polish children in London Primary Schools, funded by Multiverse, April – December 2008
The Equality Implications of Being a Migrant, funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission – January – June 2009
The Changing Chinese Community in London: new migration, new needs, funded by the Big Lottery Fund – June 2006 – June 2008
The forgotten Irish, funded by Ireland Fund, September 2007 – June 2008
Citiscapes of Diaspora: Images and realities of London’s Chinatown, grant holders: funded by the AHRC – January 2007 – June 2008
Migrants Integration Territorial Index, European project funded by the EU – INTI Programme – October 2006 – April 2008
New Migrants in England and their Needs, commissioned by the Metropolitan Support Trust, 2006-2007
Mapping Mapping Research on Refugees in the Borough of Islington, commissioned by Islington Council (Refugee and Migrant Service), 2005